What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DE PALMA, PATRICIA M Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $44,627.19 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIEL Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,626.30 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $44,625.63 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, SUSANNE M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $44,625.26 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAWRENCE R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $44,625.15 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, DUSTIN W Employer name Village of Massena Amount $44,625.10 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $44,625.07 Date 08/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, CLINTON D Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $44,625.00 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, ASHLEY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $44,624.74 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULICE, KAREN R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $44,624.59 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,624.47 Date 01/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, WILLIAM K, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,624.42 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, MARIAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $44,624.28 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, MONTEIRO L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,624.27 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARE, DENNIS L Employer name Town of Gainesville Amount $44,624.18 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, HAROLD A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,623.92 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, THEODORE J Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,623.78 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSON, RONDELL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,623.75 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVEL, ANDREW C Employer name Albany County Amount $44,623.75 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MONIQUE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,623.53 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, SUSAN R Employer name Crandall Library Amount $44,623.32 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MICHAEL A Employer name Lisbon CSD Amount $44,623.07 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEEMSMA, JACQUELINE V Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $44,623.04 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, CAROL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,623.02 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVRATIL, WENDY M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $44,622.94 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS MARCUS, DIANA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,622.93 Date 06/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN NG, MEYLING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,622.81 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEY, JOSHUA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,622.73 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYCZKOWSKI, ANGELA MARIE Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $44,622.71 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBANIA, JOHN C Employer name City of Rome Amount $44,622.56 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, LINDSEY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,622.23 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGLETREE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,622.22 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Upper Brookville Amount $44,622.02 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAZAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,621.94 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGER, DAVID A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $44,621.13 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNA, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,620.33 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC MILLAN, BRUCE W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $44,619.96 Date 01/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGNER, RICHARD H, JR Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $44,619.89 Date 12/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUSTER, EDWARD R, IV Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,619.74 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETTO, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,619.54 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DANIELLE L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,619.52 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYC, EDWARD Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,619.51 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARGARET A Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $44,619.47 Date 11/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, AISHA D Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $44,619.34 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLA, GERALDINE E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $44,619.19 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JACOB A Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $44,619.10 Date 04/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, FLORELL A Employer name Albany County Amount $44,619.09 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PORTA, CARRIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,618.75 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMKO, EDWARD B Employer name Village of Yorkville Amount $44,618.69 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAR, FRANKLIN J, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $44,618.40 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORIB, SANDRA Q Employer name Education Department Amount $44,618.21 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHI, JABARI OKPARA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,618.21 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, YOLANDA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,618.04 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,618.04 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, JEFFREY C Employer name Woodstock Fire District Amount $44,617.99 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DARRELL L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $44,617.81 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIM P Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $44,617.49 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, EILEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,617.37 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMES, LONNIE J Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,617.22 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIST, CHARLES G Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $44,616.57 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAR, MAHENDRA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,616.33 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOR, MEGAN Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $44,616.30 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, FRANK R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,616.17 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TULLIS E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $44,616.11 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAS, RUBEN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,616.00 Date 11/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETEMAN, MELISSA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,615.96 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICIERO, HOLLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,615.79 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, HEATHER P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,615.40 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, MONICA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $44,615.33 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPETELLO, ANN Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $44,615.22 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,615.18 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LINSDAY L Employer name Madison County Amount $44,614.93 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, CYNTHIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,614.87 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENIER, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $44,614.85 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BRANDON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,614.73 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHNES, PAUL E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,614.50 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, ANN L Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $44,614.31 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEEN, DANIEL N Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $44,614.16 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHELLE M Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,613.99 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,613.91 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JESSICA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,613.90 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHALL, DANIEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,613.89 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KATHERINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,613.70 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTZ, LYNN M Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $44,613.60 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THERESA J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $44,613.45 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WILLIAM C Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,613.45 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSHALL, MARVIN D, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,613.45 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, ADAM W Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $44,613.28 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, KOBIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,613.00 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIMAN, THOMAS O Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,612.97 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, PETER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,612.92 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,612.45 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLA, JASON J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $44,612.45 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERN, MARYBETH H Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,611.95 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER-ALONGI, RISE T Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $44,611.68 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SERGIO J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,611.35 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLEY, WYNETTA D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $44,611.22 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY F Employer name Town of Hartford Amount $44,610.93 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESWICK, SCOTT D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $44,610.93 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESSINO, EDWARD T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $44,610.90 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System